Dubai Airport Freezone has been accredited as an Approved Employer - Professional Development by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (AACA). This award recognises that DAFZA is ensuring that its finance professionals who are members of ACCA are given the support to develop and maintain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today's dynamic and demanding business environment. "Although DAFZA already functions at an international standard, our status as an approved employer of ACCA adds to our credibility and reinforces our commitment to further support and encourage our staff in their training and development," said Amna Lootah, Executive Director of Finance, Sales and Customer Relations at DAFZA. Susie Isaacson, Head of ACCA UAE, who presented the accreditation to DAFZA, said, "We are delighted to have been able to award DAFZA with the accreditation Approved Employer - Professional Development. DAFZA has met stringent requirements, which show that its development programme meets our global standards, and ensures that finance professionals will be very supported through their career. Continuous professional development is critical since rules and regulations are subject to constant change, as are developments in finance and accountancy and it is crucial that finance professionals keep their skills and knowledge up to date. "This award demonstrates to any finance professionals that they will receive the best possible support at DAFZA, and will also send a clear message to business partners that DAFZA is serious about meeting the highest standards. We look forward to working with DAFZA in future to continue encouraging and nurturing the finance sector," concluded Ms. Isaacson.